by The Canadian Press
Montreal’s CAE secures $110M in defence contracts
The company said the contracts show that defence and security forces around the world recognize the importance of simulation-based training
MONTREAL—Flight training and simulator company CAE Inc. has signed contracts with several international defence customers worth $110 million.
The Montreal based-company said it will provide a ground-based flight training system for the Royal New Zealand Air Force and upgrade the simulators used by the German Air Force.
CAE will also provide a full-mission simulator to Korea Aerospace Industries, which is developing an advanced jet trainer and ground based flight training system for Iraq. The fourth contract is for a boom operator weapon systems trainer for an undisclosed international customer.
All told, the list of products in these contacts includes:
- A T-6C ground-based training system for Royal New Zealand Air Force
- Upgrading a visual system on German Air Force Eurofighter simulators
- A CAE Medallion-6000 image generator for T-50IQ simulator
- A KC-135 boom operator weapon systems trainer for undisclosed international customer
The company said the contracts fit with its plan to pursue long-term clients, and show that defence and security forces around the world continue to recognize the importance of simulation-based training.